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Cilantro and Lime Butter Recipe

Cilantro and Lime Butter

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"Use this slightly spicy, flavored butter for grilled meats with a Latin flavor. Top meat right off the grill with a tablespoon or so. Make for day of use."

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Original recipe makes 1 cup Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 5 mins


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter. Mix in cilantro, lime juice, and red pepper flakes. Season with salt to taste. Cover, and chill for at least 1 hour.
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Nov 14, 2003

Tangy and delicicous! Used Cilantro and Lime Butter to baste shrimp skewers, added depth to the finished shrimp sticks-will make again!

Nov 14, 2003

I made this to go with Fajitas and my family loved it. I did add a little bit of Chili Powder and some chopped Garlic. It worked up quick and easy.


20 Ratings

Feb 25, 2005

This went fantastic over grilled fish and chicken. I made a whole grilled chicken, rubbing this butter under the skin. Really perked up the flavor. I took someone's earlier suggestions of adding minced garlic and red pepper flakes to this too.

Apr 12, 2005

This recipe is so simple but soooo good! It's just as wonderful slathered on sliced skirt steak as it is on just-off- the-barbecue rib eye steaks. It does not dissapoint.

Jul 15, 2008

This butter is out of this world! We won't consider eating corn on the cob without it ... I've even planted my own cilantro to make sure I've got it on hand for this recipe ... you won't be disappointed with this recipe ... Thanks for sharing!!

Apr 06, 2005

I've used this and variations of it on grilled corn on the cob - wonderful! Don't forget to put it on under the husks AFTER soaking (yes, I really did do it once) and if the cilantro (or other large leaf herb) is not chopped finely, you may want to remove them before serving.

Jun 08, 2008

I made this minus the red pepper and spread it on corn-on-the-cob. It livened up an otherwise plain vegetable. Thanks for the idea that I'll use again!

Oct 19, 2006

Great. Used ground cayenne instead of red pepper flakes.


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  • Calories
  • 102 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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